Porsche 962: Der Vorletzte Mittelmotor Rennwagen

The 1980s were a golden era for road racing both in the United States and Europe. The fields of cars were incredibly varied and competitive, the action was close, and the cars were FAST. No car was more dominant in endurance racing during this period than the legendary Porsche 962. Most race cars now have a… »9/23/15 1:49pm9/23/15 1:49pm

CoTA WEC, IMSA and F1 Singapore Spotter Guides update

Lots of Spotter Guide news this weekend, so I’ll keep it short and summaries the updates!

The Official IMSA Spotter Guide for Circuit of The Americas is available here featuring all the latest driver, team and livery updates. The IMSA race takes place on Saturday (12.35 EST)

You can download the IMSA guide HERE

The… »9/18/15 4:05pm9/18/15 4:05pm

TUDOR United Sports Car rolls through Lime Rock Park

This past weekend the TUDOR series returned to beautiful northwest Connecticut and the historic 1.5 mile “bull ring” of Lime Rock Park for the North East Grand Prix. Friday was a combination of practice and qualifying for the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge and United Sports Car series with the main events… »7/27/15 8:17am7/27/15 8:17am

IMSA Vows To Bring More Eyeballs To Vintage Racing

Vintage racing has long been the province of lovable misfits who are into old cars, but now at least the Classic 24 at Daytona has a bit more weight behind it. IMSA—the same sanctioning body that hosts United SportsCar and a zillion support series—just teamed up to present the Classic 24 at Daytona.
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Need An Orange Race Car? 8 Star Motorsports Has Some For Sale

Need a Daytona Prototype, a Prototype Challenge or a Prototype Lites car for TUDOR United SportsCar? Love bright orange? 8 Star Motorsports is short on funding this season and just put a ton of their IMSA-legal toys up for sale. Their crunch is your gain, amigo. »2/07/15 2:08pm2/07/15 2:08pm

Oh, and if you're not interested in an orange prototype…

Ten Zero Cost Ways To Improve IMSA Racing: Part 1

The Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, with 10 different manufacturers and 17 separate models features the most diverse lineup of street car based racecars in the world. Driving them, are some of the most deranged, maniacal and talented drivers on the planet (emphasis on the deranged and maniacal). I am lucky enough »12/23/14 1:59pm12/23/14 1:59pm

So DTM In America Isn't Dead After All

With IMSA's resources focused on conducting first season of the TUDOR United SportsCar championship, legacy projects like the DTM in America were moved down the list of immediate priorities. More than a month removed from the season finale at Petit Le Mans, however, IMSA CEO Ed Bennett provided a number of updates on… »11/11/14 1:14pm11/11/14 1:14pm

Former IndyCar driver Randy Lanier to be released from prison

Randy Lanier was the former Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year—whose promising auto racing career scandalously careened into oblivion, when he was sentenced to life without parole for his role as an international drug trafficking mastermind. And next week, Autoweek has learned, he will shuffle out of prison a free… »10/09/14 3:42pm10/09/14 3:42pm

Driving Blind During Night Practice At Petit Le Mans In A Ferrari F458

Rocketing around the rolling Road Atlanta circuit in full daylight is enough of a challenge in a full-race Ferrari F458 Italia. Try doing it in pitch black at night and its a damn frightening exercise, but as IndyCar driver/commentator and sports car ace Townsend Bell demonstrates, it's actually possible to drive on… »10/03/14 9:26pm10/03/14 9:26pm

A Look Inside the Ferrari 458 Workshop of Risi Competizione

As penniless teenager, I used to sometimes find myself (paradoxically) in the spotless showroom of Ferrari of Houston, just to stare. All of my heroes from the magazines I studied — here they were. It was a serene place: you step softly around the showroom, more like a museum than a car dealership. If I had dragged… »9/19/14 11:24am9/19/14 11:24am